A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Replace a Missing Tooth

Severe cases of tooth decay and oral trauma can sometimes harm a tooth so badly that a dentist or endodontist simply cannot save it by performing a root canal. In a scenario like this, they might advocate a total extraction to gradually alleviate the pain while also preventing a worsening infection. After your gums have… Read more »

The Importance of Dental Checkups

Do you ever wonder why dental checkups are important? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you! Dental checkups are recommended every six months because they are vital for your oral health. They are very important because: -Dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and gumline. This is very beneficial… Read more »

Tell Your Dentist About Any Dental Attrition Concerns

As you grow older, it’s possible for minute changes to occur in the bones that make up the structure of your mouth. This is more likely to occur if you’ve struggled with chronic gum disease in the past, or you lost a tooth and chose not to have it restored in a reasonable amount of… Read more »

Oral Health Tips and Tricks on Dental Anxiety Treatments

In order to enjoy your oral health care at its best possible chance for success, it is important to make sure all anxieties, stress, or questions that you feel our alleviated. Dental anxiety is a fairly common condition, but it can’t be treated effectively. If you need to treat your dental anxiety, try treatments such… Read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Care as a Caregiver for Older Adults

Are you currently a caregiver for an older adult? If so, you are likely responsible for their dental health as well as their overall health. Whether this person has a mental impairment and forgets to clean their teeth and gums, or they are physically unable to perform this task, they are dependent on your service…. Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Essential for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Your mouth represents a complex system of teeth, periodontal tissues, and other soft tissues, that allow you to break down the foods you consume, allowing for ease of breathing, and speech as well as other important functions. Chronic problems with cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems can cause discomfort and hinder your quality… Read more »

Dental Health Instructions for Diabetics

Diabetes increases your risk for dental issues, especially mouth infections such as dry mouth, oral thrush and gum disease. Providentially, all these issues are avertable. Just follow these instructions: – First, watch your blood sugar as instructed by your physician. This may include taking medication or insulin shots and watching what you eat. When you… Read more »

Distinguishing What Kind of Mouth Sore You Have

“I love mouth sores!” is a statement you never here out of anyone’s mouths. Mouth sores are found in or around the mouth and can be very painful depending on how large they get and how long they’ve been untreated. They can also look unappealing and can be a potential signal of a more serious… Read more »

Halloween Candy That Can Be Harmful to Your Child’s Teeth

With Halloween approaching, you may want to form a plan to protect your ghouls’ and ghosts’ teeth from cavities. The candies in their Halloween bucket contain sugars that could harm their teeth. We’re not saying that you should not let your child eat Halloween candy, but know that not all candies are created equal. When… Read more »

Are You Stressed? Here’s How You Take Care of Your Mouth

Stress is an emotion that weighs heavily on the body. Oftentimes it can actually affect your health and make you sick. This is the same with the mouth. Stress can take a toll on the mouth whether you like it or not. In fact, it can cause teeth grinding habits, jaw pain, canker sores, and… Read more »